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something. the ski resorts here in western new york are absolutely thrilled that they had a major snowstorm already but that system moved from the midwest eastward and has caused a lot of problems including an accident in western maryland that killed one person, bringing the death toll from the storm to at least eight. the lake effect snow had a lot of people here in new york digging out early. in fact, several areas in western new york reported snowfalls of a foot or more. heavy snow and ice knocked out power in several cities including parts of maine and michigan. lake effect snow continues off lake ontario and those areas east and southeast of lake ontario should pick up an additional 3 to 6 inches by tomorrow. the storms will keep on coming, a minor system beginning on christmas eve will dump a few inches of snow in ohio through pennsylvania, north jersey, and southern new england. and we're tracking another major storm on the west coast which will bring a stripe of snow from oklahoma city to the midwest by christmas before heading up to the northeast mid week with coastal cities gettin
. the sisters were the littlefield sisters. they're from upstate new york near troy, and the first sister to come was 20 years old at the time. she came in 1866, and she had been visiting some cousins who lived in chesterfield just north of williamsburg. and they hold told her skinner was looking for new workers. >> e e e applied, got the job and became an expert spooler. and that meant she worked in the finishing section of the mill. she would wind it on the actual spools that would go to market. it was a job that required tremendous skill because you couldn't damage the silk whatsoever. this was the silk that was going to be sold. she was fantastic at it. and another sister followed her, named francis, and this is what often happened. one sister worked in the mill, she would send word to her other sisters or siblings and say apply for a job, you know, come join me. and so within this mill community you had a number of siblings working together. it was very much a family environment. the third sister to come work for skinner was ellen littlefield. now, ellen outlasted both of her sisters
power for thousands of people in northern new york. so we want to get the latest from our own lonnie quinn. lon, good morning to you. >> hey, look guys. travel problemdelays will be a prochblt that's your storm right there. it's the same storm yesterday that affected the northeast as well but it was this portion right here. it was all rain that barreled through with big winds. today with colder air being pulled in on the backside of this low, yeah we're down below freezing for a lot of you. here's the kicker. all right? we've had bidder storms. places like buffalo, syracuse you're in the bull's eye right here. up to 8 inches of snow. the big kicker here the pressure grading, all right? the windsss tighten up on this thing. of course, the airports out there. new york philly logan up in boston. dealing with winds up to 70 miles an hour. keep in mind 70 miles an hoir that's a category 1 hurricane. trees come down and power outages. you couple that with a backlog you had yesterday and the day before that and we've had over 1,600 flights traveled. we're going to talk ab
this season says he's ready. >> first i saw tampa bay from washington to new york. everybody knows one of the best line man. they going to try to come if but that's the best part about it t.they have to come by me. >> stanford defense just took a hit 11 days before the rose bowl. defensive line man stevens ineligible because he vailted ncaa rules with off campus housing. not major offense but something they discovered. he anchor the third best rush defense in the country that has the task of stopping wisconsin running back ball january 1 in pasadena. good news for a's fans in oakland. owner wolf pledge to go keep the team at the coliseum for the next 5 years. wolf sent a letter to oakland mayor kwan asking for 5 year extension of the team lease which expires after the 2013 season. wolf says to be clear the a apartments still want to build the new downtown ballpark in san jose. major league baseball not approved them. to have play somewhere next to 5 years it might be oakland. hunger bowl 8 days away at at&t park. navy against arizona state. couple teams with very different st
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